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Taking Stills with a Go Pro

After my last post about using the Go Pro at the dog park I started thinking how I could use this to take still images? We always send out holiday cards and I decided this year we would use pictures from the dog park. Before buying the Go Pro, pulling stills from video didn’t result…

Go Pro at the Dog Park

One of the fun things about being a photographer today is all the new and creative devices you can use. I remember as a child getting my first film camera and waiting days to get my images back. I hoarded my film and only took a picture if the shot was just what I wanted. Now…

Taking a Self Portrait

Ok confession time, I am horrible when it comes to getting my picture taken. I’ve never liked the way I look in them and can pick them apart endlessly. Being able to post process them myself helps but I can’t help being uncomfortable when a camera is pointed my way. I think this makes me…

Loki Photo booth Session

It’s been raining here all weekend. Bob, me, and our two dogs are going stir crazy. Time to break out the dog treats and the camera and have some fun. Shadow has learned that when the camera comes out she gets lots of treats and she is one food motivated dog. So when the bag comes out Shadow goes bandannas. She…

What makes a great photographer

I’ve been tinkering with cameras and doodling in sketch books for as long as I can remember. I taught myself to draw by freezing my favorite Disney movies and sketching the characters on screen in one of my mothers’ old sketch books. I devoured books on drawing and cartooning. Learning to draw forced me to…

The time is now

I have literally been meaning to do this for years. I love to write and the idea of a public journal where I can share my thoughts and ideas has always appealed to me. But that nagging voice in my head kept telling me I didn’t have anything to say people would want to hear. I…